News briefs 5/28

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Friday, May 30

Cemetery Donations
Mt. Zion Cemetery donations may be sent to Christine Hill, 4067 Mt Zion Rd., Willisburg KY 40078

Idle Hour Park
The shelters at Idle Hour Park will not be available during June 27-July 19, due to the Little League state tournament.

Relay for Life Fundraiser
Washington County Relay for Life announces it has teamed with Oil Pros, Inc., located at 21 Lincoln Ridge in Springfield, for a fundraiser in support of the American Cancer Society.  Oil Pros will donate 5 percent of sales to Relay for Life during the month of May.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed at the Lincoln Legacy Museum. If you have any free time, even a couple of hours would be greatly appreciated. Call Lena Russell at 859-336-3232.

Friday, May 30

Project Graduation
WCHS graduation is scheduled for May 30, 7 p.m., in the High School gym.
Project graduation for WCHS seniors, juniors, and guest is also May 30. WCHS is accepting donations for Project Grad. If you would like to contribute, drop your donations off at the WC board office, WCHS or mail to PO Box 262 in Springfield.


A Civil War re-enactment and living history will be held at Lincoln Homestead State Park from Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1. For more information, call Lincoln Homestead at 336-7461.

Sunday, June 1

Newton-Greenwell Reunion
The every two-year reunion of the John and Georgia Newton family and the Thomas and Lula Greenwell family will be held Sunday, June 1, at the parish hall in Manton. All relatives are invited to attend. A potluck lunch mean will be served at 1 p.m.

June 1-7

Paint the Town Purple

Washington County Relay for Life is encouraging downtown businesses to help “Paint the Town Purple” during the week of June 1 – 7.  Windows will be judged and a winner will be awarded a new traveling trophy to be announced at Relay for Life on June 7.  Individuals can be a part of Paint the Town Purple by wearing purple on Friday, June 7.

June 6-8

Pentecost Revival
The Redemption Point Church of God will be hosting a Pentecost Sunday weekend Revival on Friday night, June 6, Saturday night, June 7, and Sunday morning June 8. On Friday night June 6 at 7 p.m., Pastor Keith Creech from the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy will be preaching. Saturday, June 7, at 7 p. m., Sis. Ara Perry will be ministering in song and word. Sunday,  June 8, Sis. Lanita Eversole Wright from Winchester, will be ministering in song in the 11 a.m. service along with her husband, Bro. Rusty Wright.
Following the Sunday morning service, a potluck meal will be served closing out the Pentecost Sunday revival.  For more info, call 859-481-4111.

Saturday, June 7

2014 Relay For Life
Teams are now organizing for Washington County Relay for Life to be held on Sat., June 7 at Idle Hour Park. To reserve a place for your team and to be part of Washington County’s “Fit for the Fight” event, contact Monica Osborne at 859-481-2069.

Trent Family Reunion
The Trent family will have their reunion on Saturday, June 7, at 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the St. Michael Catholic Church Parish Hall, 111 Church Street in Fairfield, Ky. Watch for signs posted on Highway 48. Bring Pictures, a dish and drinks. For information call Vernon Watson 502-348-8372.

Co-ed Tournament
Moo Crew Classic co-ed softball tournament will be played at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon on June 7. There must be a minimum of four girls on each team. Deadline to join June 5. For more info call 270-699-5521 or 270-402-7875.

Monday, June 9

WCMS Physicals
KORT Springfield Physical Therapy is hosting sports physicals at Washington County Middle School. This is open to all Washington County student athletes Monday, June 9, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Contact (859)336-9901 to schedule an appointment. The $10 fee will be donated to your teams booster club.

Blood Drive
The next regularly scheduled visit of the American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be at the family activity center of the Springfield Baptist Church on Monday, June 9, from 12-5 p.m.
This visit will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the very successful blood drive that was held last year in memory and honor of Austin McBride who lost his life in a tragic accident. At that drive, our goal was well surpassed, which gave the gift of life to many others in Austin’s name. When donating, please specify that you would like your gift to be in memory of Austin McBride.

Story Time
There will be animals everywhere at 10:45 a.m. at the Washington County Public Library on Monday, June 9.
Take a walk on the wild side with stories, songs and activities for ages 2 and 3. Call 336-7655 to register.

Tales for Tots Down on the Farm
Get your moooo on with stories, songs and activities for ages 2 and under (toddlers) Monday, June 9, at 10 a.m. at the Washington County Public.
Call 336-7655 to register.

June 9-12

Golf camps and league

Junior golf camps will be offered at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course. A camp for ages 10-14 will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. each day, with high school students and girls entering the eighth grade having a camp from 9 a.m. to 10  a.m. All skill levels are welcome.

The junior golf league will begin on June 17 and will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for ages 10-and-up. Call Bobby Bartholomai at 336-7461 for more information.

Tuesday, June 10

Water office closed
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission office will be closed on June 10, 2014, to allow the office staff to conduct new software training.

Thursday, June 12

Summer Reading
Make a splash at the Washington County Public Library Summer Reading Kickoff at 5 pm at the Lebanon Aquatic Center.
Sign up for the reading program and have a great time keeping cool. Call 336-7655 to register.

June 16-18

Volleyball Clinic
The Commanderette Volleyball team will be hosting a volleyball clinic June 16?8 from 9-11:30 a.m. in the high school gym for any girl in grades 4-8. Please contact Anne Mudd at (859)336-5475 for more info.

June 27-29

Maryland to Kentucky Reunion

The Maryland to Kentucky and Beyond, Inc. Reunion will be held June 27-29 at 9 a.m. at St. Catharine College, Springfield. Go to website: https://sites.google.com/site/mdtoky3/ or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MDtoKYandBeyondInc for more details.